Liferea – web feed reader/news aggregator

Linux Feed Reader (commonly known as Liferea) is a news aggregator for online news feeds. It supports the major feed formats including RSS/RDF and Atom and can import and export subscription lists in OPML format.

Liferea is intended to be a fast, easy to use, and easy to install news aggregator for GTK+ that can be used with the GNOME desktop.

Liferea allows direct subscriptions from Firefox and Epiphany. Epiphany provides a standard plugin that allows adding subscription directly to Liferea.

Features include:

  • Full Support for RSS & RFD, CDF, Atom/Echo/PIE 0.2.
  • OPML and OCS support.
  • Traditional three-pane interface.
  • Collapsible groups for feeds.
  • Filters to scrape websites or postprocess feeds.
  • Enclosures (Podcasting). Play Podcasts in Liferea.
  • Permanently save headlines in news bins.
  • Match items using search folders.
  • Bandwidth saving by supporting feed specified update intervals, HTTP compression and etags.
  • Synchronizes with InoReader, Reedah, TheOldReader, and TinyTinyRSS.
  • Read articles when offline.
  • Plugin installer that allows easy discovery and installation of 3rd party plugins.
  • Full screen support for videos.
  • Support for Do-Not-Track.
  • Optional AMP / HTML5 rich content fetching feature.
  • Internationalization support.

Support: Documentation, GitHub
Developer: Lars Windolf, Nathan J. Conrad, Arnold Noronha, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort, Adrian Bunk, and many contributors.
License: GNU General Public License v2.0

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